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Wittig Reagent

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  • A phosphorus ylide that has the following general structural formula is called a Wittig reagent.

    R1 and R2 could be hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, aryl groups, or any combination thereof.

    eg:

    see also Wittig reaction